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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Liberal MP for Steveston—Richmond East (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

This week

Mentioned by Richmond News TedTalk for youth a roaring success in Richmond ... array of inspirational youth and adult speakers taking to the stage. The event, run by Richmond Secondary teenagers and held at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, attracted around 100 people, including the MP for Steveston-Richmond East, Joe Peschisolido.

A week ago

Mentioned by CityNews Vancouver Richmond MP presents birth tourism petition to parliament Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido sponsored the petition denouncing the practice, which is when expectant mothers travel to Canada to give birth, giving their children automatic Canadian citizenship. They're asking the federal government to ...

Mentioned by Burnaby Now New petition condemns birth tourism Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido introduced a petition condemning the practice of birth tourism in the House of Commons Friday. Peschisolido said he is seeking “concrete measures” to “eliminate” an industry that appears to be growing in a relative grey area ...

Mentioned by Optimist Call to stop birth tourism - Delta Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido introduced a petition condemning the practice of birth tourism in the House of Commons Friday. Peschisolido said he is seeking “concrete measures” to “eliminate” an industry that appears to be growing in a relative grey area ...

Spoke in the House on Ray Martyniuk Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize the life Ray Martyniuk, a lifelong resident of Steveston. Ray loved his community and its history. He owned and operated ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present this e-petition, e-1527, calling on the government to address birth tourism. Birth tourism exploits our generous public health care and social security ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Richmond MP presents anti-birth tourism petition to Parliament A petition calling for the federal government to end the growing problem of birth tourism was presented in Parliament today by Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido. Almost 11,000 signatures from across the country accompanied the petition – which was kicked ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... There are two terms we have heard today at committee that unfortunately we don't hear a lot at committee: “husbandry”, which Mr. MacGregor brought up, and ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Forest Pests Thank you for that very helpful presentation. Earlier on in your presentation, you discussed the two leading drivers of the infestation. Can you talk a little ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Mental Health Challenges that Canadian Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers Face Mr. Chair, thank you. Guests, thank you for coming out. I'd like to begin by fundamentally disagreeing with you. You're not failures. You're not weak. You ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Mental Health Challenges that Canadian Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers Face Mr. Chair, I'm going to be sharing some of my time with Monsieur Poissant. Ron, I'd like to begin with you. You talked about the fragmentation ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter September 24, 2018 Question Period Statement - RCCS and Mid Autumn Festival https://t.co/avrowTNIwh

Spoke in the House on Mid-Autumn Festival Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, I joined the Richmond Chinese Community Society at Lansdowne Centre in celebrating mid-autumn festival. I would like to thank Linda Li, Thomas ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's great to have Mr. Shipley back here, and I'd also like to welcome Mr. Duguid to our committee, as well as ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... Mr. MacLean, thank you. I thoroughly enjoyed your presentation. In particular, I thought about my nonna, my grandma. I loved Nutella, and she would bribe me ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Metro Vancouver businessman told to pay millions in fraud penalties Last year, the securities commission heard Oei had investors transfer money into a legal trust at Peschisolido & Company, a Richmond law firm that was then directed by lawyer Joe Peschisolido, now the Liberal MP for Steveston-Richmond East ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-281 and Briefing on Genetically Modified Wheat in Alberta Mr. Chair, thank you. Mr. Stetski, I too would like to say congratulations. This is good because it shows that we can do many types of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... Okay. Mr. Wallener, I too say congratulations. Obviously Mr. MacGregor has, perhaps, a deeper connection to you. I was intrigued while going through your information. You're ...

Posted on Twitter June 1, 2018 Question Period Statement - Lois Carson Boyce https://t.co/iHunevAukB #RichmondBC

Spoke in the House on Lois Carson Boyce Madam Speaker, on Saturday, April 21, I attended the celebration of life at South Arm United Church for Lois Carson Boyce, who passed away at the ...

Posted on Twitter May 28, 2018 Statement regarding National Local Food Day Act @WayneStetski https://t.co/InpyFLnm05

Posted on Twitter May 3, 2018 Question Period Statement - Richmond Cares Richmond Gives @rcaresrgives @RichmondBCEd https://t.co/0R6jHh9MBV

Posted on Twitter May 1, 2018 Question and Answer regarding Tourism https://t.co/M2kTEGvpEB

Spoke in the House on National Local Food Day Act Madam Speaker, I too would like to applaud the work of the member for Kootenay—Columbia for introducing what I think is an amazing bill. It will ...

Spoke in the House on Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives Mr. Speaker, I rise today to salute the dedicated volunteers at Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives for the excellent services it has offered our community for over ...

Spoke in the House on Tourism Mr. Speaker, 2017 was the best year ever for tourism in Canada. Close to 21 million tourists visited our country from all over the world, including ...

Posted on Twitter February 8, 2018 Question Period Statement - Orthodox Christmas https://t.co/cgZM4PREac

Spoke in the House on Orthodox Christmas Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, January 6, I joined the parishioners at the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox church to celebrate Orthodox Christmas Eve. It was a beautiful ...